Flores Island

Flores Island

Flores Island, History

Flores Island, History

Flores Island is an island of the Western group (Grupo Ocidental) of the Azores. It has an area of 143 km², a population of approximately 3907 inhabitants, and, together with Corvo Island of the western archipelago, lies within the North American Plate. It has been referred to as the Ilha Amarelo Torrado (English: Yellow/Auburn Island) by marketing and due to the association with […]

Flores Island

Flores Island

The island of Flores is located in the Azores Western Group, on the North American Plate and the largest of the islands that make up that group. It covers an area of 141.7 km², mostly made up of mountainous terrain, characterized by large ravines and gigantic cliffs. The highest point of the island is Morro […]

The Flores Museum, in Flores Island

The Flores Museum, in Flores Island

The Flores Museum is an institution owned by the Regional Directorate of Culture consists of two poles Museological: Environmental and Cultural Center in Boqueirão Whale Factory The factory Whale is one of the important buildings but the whaling architecture, ordered built for the use of whale oil, which was the first great Florentine industry and […]

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